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We're happy you've arrived!

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Now that you're done moving, it's time to get settled in to your new home and community. Below are some resources to help you get started.

Hillsboro 2035 Community Plan

The Hillsboro 2035 Community Plan is our shared vision for Hillsboro's future and a detailed action plan for working towards that collective vision. The ideas in the Plan are based on input from thousands of community members who live, work and play in Hillsboro. 

About the Hillsboro Community

Visit our Living Here webpage for an overview of the Hillsboro community, and watch a short and fun "That's Hillsboro" video!

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and recycling services in the City of Hillsboro are provided by six private collection companies. Find information about your waste hauler, garbage rates, curbside recycling, and more. 

Utilities

Electricity
Portland General Electric
800-542-8818
PortlandGeneral.com

Natural Gas
NW Natural Gas
800-422-4012
NWNatural.com

Water/Sewer
City of Hillsboro
503-681-6163
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Schools

Hillsboro School District

The Hillsboro School District is the fourth-largest public school district in Oregon with 35 schools serving more than 20,000 students. Find the schools in your attendance area. Contact: 503-648-1126

Portland Community College (PCC)

PCC is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon and serves nearly 73,000 full and part-time students at four campuses, two of which are in Hillsboro. Contact: 971-722-6111 or 1-866-922-1010

Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

Find information about obtaining a drivers license and licensing your vehicle in Oregon. Contact: 503-299-9999

Hillsboro Public Library

Hillsboro is home to two public libraries - Brookwood Library (2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy) and Shute Park Library (775 SE 10th Ave). Both libraries provide free library cards, programs, classes, and access to internet-connected computers and WiFi. Contact: 503-615-6500

Hillsboro Parks & Recreation

The City of Hillsboro's Parks & Recreation Department offers hundreds of programs year-round for all ages, sports leagues, 30 public parks, recreational facilities, summer camps, arts & culture activities and more! Contact: 503-615-6120

Pets

Dog Parks

There are two off-leash dog parks in Hillsboro:

Pet Licensing

If you are new to Washington County, you must license your dog within 30 days. Puppies must be licensed when they are six months old or have their permanent teeth, which ever comes first.

U.S. Postal Service

To receive mail at your new home, submit a change of address form online.

Volunteer Opportunities

The City of Hillsboro offers many different ways to get involved!

Other Helpful Community Links

Clean Water Services
503-681-3600
Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce 503-648-1102
Hillsboro Landfill   503-640-9427
Washington County  503-846-8611
Washington County Bonnie L. Hayes Animal Shelter  503-846-7041
Washington County Visitors Association 503-644-5555

Questions?

Give us a call us and we'll do our best to help you find what you're looking for!

Contact us at 503-681-6219.